Giving Back Magazine accolades and awards bestowed on co-publishers Esteban Villanueva, Danitza Villanueva:

2008

Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva invited to the Border Governor’s Conference for exceptional work in promoting San Diego’s Bi-National region.

2010

Esteban Villanueva invited to the San Diego Symphony Board of Directors and is instrumental in increasing attendance from a younger demographic, as well as Hispanics.

2010

Danitza Villanueva invited to the San Diego Opera Board of Directors.

2011

Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva invited to Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute celebration in Washington, D.C. as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

2012

November 1st , 2012 was proclaimed Giving Back Magazine Day in the City of San Diego by Mayor Jerry Sanders for Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva work with Giving Back Magazine in the community.

2013

Danitza Villanueva invited to co-chair the highly successful initiativeto present the world’s first Spanish language Opera, Cruzar la Cara de la Luna helping sell out all performances and gala.

2013

Danitza Villanueva invited to the Board of H.O.P.E., Hispanas Organized for Political Equality.

2013

Giving Back Magazine with Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva invited to the GLAAD Media Awards honoring President Bill Clinton.

2013

Esteban Villanueva was asked to join the City of San Diego’s Hispanic Advisory Board to assist with improving business, infrastructure and philanthropy in the Hispanic Community of the region.

2014

Danitza Villanueva co-founded Día de Alegria, a Hispanic outreach program and luncheon benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego.

2015

Giving Back Magazine partnered with Together for Charity for a fashion show where 100% of the proceeds benefited an orphanage in Tijuana.

2016

Giving Back Magazine celebrates the publication of the 100th issue.

2017

Danitza Villanueva Co-Chairs for the 2nd year in a row the Academy of Our Lady of Peace Women’s Symposium and Esteban Villanueva joins the San Diego Humane Society Board of Directors.

2018

Danitza Villanueva and Esteban Villanueva were the Honorary Co-Chairs of Barrio Logan College Institute Opportunity for Impact benefitting disadvantaged students to be among the first in their families to attend and succeed in college.

2019

The Chicano Federation was established in 1969 by civil rights advocates to advance some of the most important social issues facing the Chicano community. Danitza Villanueva, served as mistress of ceremonies for The Chicano Federation’s 50th Anniversary Ball.

2020

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary is a non-profit, benevolent organization comprised of caring, dedicated women. Annually they select twelve extraordinary Women With Vision and in 2020 Danitza Villanueva was selected as a Salvation Army  Women of Dedication.

 

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

DANITZA VILLANUEVA

BOARDS

Academy of Our Lady Peace

Club de Niños y Niñas de Baja California Advisory Board

HOPE Latinas

Malashock Dance

San Diego Opera

COMMITTEES

Academy of Our Lady Peace Development Committee

Academy of Our Lady Peace Hispanic Outreach Committee

Academy of Our Lady Peace Women’s Symposium Committee

Access For Independence Gala Committee

Barrio Logan College Institute Gala Committee

Charity Ball Gala Committee

Chicano Federation Gala Committee

One San Diego Neighborhood Experience Committee

Ronald McDonald Día de Alegría Committee

San Diego Humane Society Development Committee

San Diego Humane Society Fur Ball Gala Committee

San Diego Opera Advisory Council

San Ysidro Health Center Gala Committee

Unidos US Conference Committee

CHAIR or CO-CHAIR or HONORARY CHAIR

Academy of Our Lady Peace Women’s Symposium

American Heart Association Go Red

Barrio Logan College Institute

San Ysidro Health Gala

ESTEBAN VILLANUEVA

BOARDS

Club de Niños y Niñas de Baja California Advisory Board

Promises 2 Kids

San Diego Humane Society

San Diego Symphony

COMMITTEES

Barrio Logan College Institute Gala Committee

Chicano Federation Gala Committee

Promises2Kids PR & Communications Strategy Committee

San Diego Humane Society Fur Ball Gala Committee

San Ysidro Health Gala Committee

Together For Charity Gala Committee

CHAIR or CO-CHAIR or HONORARY CHAIR

Barrio Logan College Institute Gala

San Ysidro Health Gala